March 5, 2018

ABA: Student loan class actions take aim at “a massive effort to defraud student debtors”

The following article was originally published by the American Bar Association’s Business Torts and Unfair Competition Section on March 5, 2018.  With a new understanding of the Bankruptcy Code in courts around the country, and a putative nationwide class action alleging that the nation’s biggest student loan servicer, Navient,…

February 1, 2018

Biz New Orleans profiles JSH&G’s Bessie Daschbach

“ ‘A good lawyer practices what’s in front of them,’ Bessie Antin Daschbach says. ‘We look for those cases that are high risk and that are intellectually stimulating with clients who really have a problem in front of them. The value of these cases is so significant for these clients.’ “A…

February 22, 2018

The New Orleans Advocate: EPA refuses to reclassify chloroprene

“Eight months after a LaPlace company asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to soften its findings about the danger of exposure to chloroprene emissions, the federal agency has instead doubled down on its message that the pollutant could be putting thousands of local residents at risk. In a 54-page report released…

September 7, 2017

Best Lawyers in America recognizes six of Jones Swanson’s attorneys

Jones Swanson is pleased to announce that six of its attorneys have been recognized in the latest edition of Best Lawyers in America, which makes its annual selections based on a rigorous peer review comprised of more than 7.4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. This year’s Best Lawyers…